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Juilo Lozada

Julio C. Lozada was killed following injuries sustained in a fire May 16, 1979. Firefighters failed to rescue Lozada fast enough, due to their inability to understand pleas from Spanish-speaking residents. (Photo Courtesy City of Hartford).

Hartford Plaque Honors Fire Victim, Celebrates Diversity

The City of Hartford will unveil a plaque on Hartford’s Public Safety Complex Monday, honoring a building collapse victim and celebrating the city’s efforts to promote a more diverse fire department.

06/10/2013